Seattle 'social housing' proposal could be headed to voters

Campaigners with Initiative 135 say they’ve gathered enough signatures to earn a space on the November ballot.

SEATTLE — Organizers of Initiative 135, a proposal that would create a social housing developer for the City of Seattle, say they have collected and turned in sufficient signatures to merit a position on the November ballot. 

If passed, the initiative would create a “Seattle Social Housing Developer” to “develop, own, and maintain social housing for all of the workforce and communities in Seattle.”

“What the social housing developer would bring is housing for those people that make 0% of the area median income all the way

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